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  • What Have You Learned From The Wise Men?

    Contributed by Wm. Darryl Scott Sr D.d. on Nov 30, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 6,628 views

    We sing about these wise men, and then rarely act like wise men ourselves? What can we learn from them?

    IN MANY NATIVITY SCENES COMMEMORATING THE BIRTH OF JESUS ONE CAN ALWAYS CATCH A GLIMPSE OF “THE WISE MEN”. WE SEE THEM REPRESENTED ON CHRISTMAS CARDS, WE HEAR AND SING SONGS SUNG ABOUT THEM AND THEIR COURAGEOUS JOURNEY. MOST HOLIDAY SCENARIOS SUGGEST THAT THESE MEN (WHO TRADITION SAYS ...read more

  • Christmas: Wise Men Still Seek Him.

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,210 views

    The question isn’t does God still speak. The question is are we listening?

    Wise Men Still Seek Him After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem 2 and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him." 3 When King Herod heard this he was ...read more

  • Same Old Story

    Contributed by Tom Balog on Dec 5, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,696 views

    Scriptures should always be looked at with a fresh set of eyes so that new insights can be seen.

    I’ve heard the story before. I mean I know it backwards and forwards, I can probably tell it in my sleep. Do I have really have to hear it again, let alone preach on it? Heck, there is even a song about it, “We three kings of orient are; bearing gifts we traverse afar, la la la la la la lalala ...read more

  • The Threatening Baby

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,830 views

    Herod was threatened by the Baby Jesus. Are we threatened by Christ? Afraid he might rule our lives?

    Matthew 2:1-12 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem in Judea, during the time of King Herod, Magi from the east came to Jerusalem and asked, "Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star in the east and have come to worship him." When King Herod heard this he was disturbed, ...read more

  • How The Grinch Stole Christmas Series

    Contributed by Chris Santasiere on Dec 6, 2002
    based on 228 ratings
     | 23,304 views

    This is the first message in a series looking at classic Christmas stories and relating them to the biblical account of Jesus’ birth.

    “Christmas Classics” HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS December 7, 2002 Introduction Tonight we begin a very special holiday message series on Christmas classics. For the next three weeks, we will look at a different classic Christmas story and apply biblical principles from the story of Jesus’ ...read more

  • Wise Men And Women Still Seek Him

    Contributed by John Beehler on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,105 views

    If we are wise people we can say with conviction, "we have come to worship".

    Wise Men (and Women) Still Seek Him 1. Revisit the familiar story of the Magi. a. Called 3 kings or 3 wise men. Could have been 2 or 4 or 20 b. Pretty sure men & not women c. Wise women would have: 2. History of Wise Men – little is known a. Magi – plural for magus, Matt. Tells us more ...read more

  • Who Invented The Christmas Present

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 4,594 views

    A sermon on the wise men and the wisdom they showed in bringing their gifts to Jesus and worshipping Him.

    Who Invented The Christmas Present The Wisdom Of The Wise Men Matt. 2:1-12 Introduction This week I heard the classic short story by O’Henry, "The Gift of the Magi" read over the radio. The story, which I hadn’t read since High School intrigued me so much that I went to the library and checked ...read more

  • Right Place Wrong People

    Contributed by Nathan Robertson, Jr. on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 17 ratings
     | 10,727 views

    This is a Christmas sermon that teaches that we should be careful about the people to whom we associate. Christmas should remind us to avoid the Wrong People

    There are some times when we find ourselves in the Right Place but with the Wrong People. There are some places that are all right but the people are all wrong. In Some Marriages, we can say, right place but wrong people. The institution of Marriage is a wonderful place to find fulfillment, ...read more

  • Gifts For The Christ Child

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 3,150 views

    The journey of the magi and the gifts they brought to the Christ Child still inspire us today.

    GIFTS FOR THE CHRIST CHILD Matthew 2: 1-12 The birth of our Lord Jesus was announced in three magnificent ways: the annunciation by the angel to Mary (Luke 1: 26-33); the angelic choir (Luke 2: 8-14) and the star in the east (Matthew 2:2). It is the visit of the wise men that we will consider ...read more

  • Breaking Christmas Chains

    Contributed by Don Hawks on Dec 14, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,832 views

    Part 1 of a series based on Dickens’ "A Christmas Carol"

    Slide 1—Advent Candles Welcome, to the beginning of our Christmas Celebration here at Bethany. This is the first Sunday in Advent—which means we are begiining a look forward to clebrating both the first and seconding coming of Christ. I’m Pastor Don and I’m especially honored to have guests ...read more

  • What If God Gave You A Mission Like He Did The Wisemen?

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Dec 15, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 5,282 views

    What would be your response if God gave you a mission like He did the wisemen?

    Someone once asked the question: "Do you know what would have happened If it had been Three Wise Women, Instead of Three Wise Men?" The answer: They would have asked for directions, Arrived on time, Helped deliver the baby, Cleaned the stable, Made a casserole, Brought practical gifts and There ...read more

  • Be Careful What You Pray For, You Might Get It Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 15, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 22,412 views

    There are only two motives for prayer: fear and hope. If you pray and live in fear, you will live a lie and deny God, and you will become destructive. But if you pray and live in fear, you will find satisfaction and will become a life-giver.

    God answers prayer. Let there be no doubt about that. God answers prayer. God responds to what His people ask. So it has often been said that you had better be careful what you pray for, because you just might get it! There is something awesome, something even dangerous about prayer. ...read more

  • The Journey From The Intellectual To The Foolish Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 7,308 views

    2nd of 4 messages: Wise men traveled a great distance to worship Jesus, yet there were important intellectuals who wouldn’t go six miles out to see if the rumors were true... Today intellectuals find it difficult to embrace the foolishness of a God who i

    12/15/2002: The Journey from Intellectual to Foolish Wise men traveled a great distance to worship Jesus, yet there were important intellectuals who wouldn’t go six miles out to see if the rumors were true... Today intellectuals find it difficult to embrace the foolishness of a God who is born a ...read more

  • The Gift That Was Not Acceptedt

    Contributed by Eric Hickman on Dec 16, 2002
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,111 views

    God gave Christ as a gift, knowing that many would not accept the gift.

    The Unwanted Gift Matthew 2:1-4; 16-18 Intro: - Ever received an unwanted gift for Christmas - Ever given an unappreciated gift for Christmas - Christmas Carolers Receive No Praise for Giving - It was a chilly December evening in downtown Chicago, and about a dozen people from a suburban ...read more

  • What Are You Looking For? Series

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 6,053 views

    A Christmas Eve message encouraging seekers to open their heart to Christ. It concludes with the U2 song "Still Haven’t Found... and goes into Open the Eyes of My Heart Lord."

    The Eyes of Christmas: Through the Eyes of the Magi What Are You Looking For? Dr. Marty Baker / Christmas Eve 2001 / Matthew 2:1-12 www.stevenscreek.net How much time have you spent this week looking for something important? Many of you have invested hours looking for the right gift ...read more